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skirmish with

verb

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  1. to oppose (someone) in physical conflict for years the Apache leader had been skirmishing with the Mexicans, who were responsible for his nickname, Geronimo Synonyms battle, clash (with), combat, scrimmage (with), fight (with), war (against)Related Words duel, joust; bang, bash, bat, batter, beat, belt, bludgeon, bop, buffet, clobber, hammer, hit, knock, paste, pound, punch, slam, slap, slog, slug, smack, smite, sock, strike, swat, swipe, thump, thwack, wallop, whack, whale; box, spar; brawl; grapple, scuffle, tussle, wrestle; bump, collideNear Antonyms give up, submit, surrender


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